SPECIAL EVENT

OUR AVIAN NEIGHBORS

WHEN? April & May
WHAT?  Birding Classes
Francis M. Weston Audubon Society is offering the bird series, “Our Avian Neighbors”, this spring. Experienced birders from the chapter will instruct the classroom sessions for “Our Avian Neighbors” from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Pensacola Public Library, downtown at 239 N. Spring St.

There will be a field trip on Saturday following three of the classes in April and May for approximately 4 hours.  more

SPECIAL EVENT

THE GREAT BACKYARD BIRD COUNT

WHEN? Friday, February 16th thru Monday, February 19th
WHO? Anyone who can recognize the birds in their yard
WHERE? Watch the birds that come to your feeders, neighborhood or any trail, park or other location.
WHY? To provide a database for scientists to study changes in bird populations.

The GBBC is sponsored by
National Audubon Society and Cornell Lab of Ornithology.
Did you know that the Bald Eagle, Brown Pelican, and Osprey almost disappeared from the U.S. during the last century? …more

EXPERIENCETHE ONE THAT GOT AWAY

The one that got away.  Experience tells us that not all birds can be ID’ed, especially if they got away before critical marks could be noted. What hurts the most is when the one that got away was certainly something quite out of the ordinary for the time and place …more

ENJOYA HIDDEN GEM

Did you know that we have an informational exhibit as well as a bird photography gallery in Milton? It is in the most unlikely of places – a flight school at the Peter Prince Airport, just off Hwy 90, east of Milton. How did we end up here? …more

CONSERVEWINTER BIRDING CRUISE

A few of us did the Winter Birding Cruise from Blakeley State Park this morning – our third birding outing in freezing conditions this year!  I’ve attached the photo I took of the Pensacola contingent on board the Delta Explorer. There were …more

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